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Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaii

Jennifer Chirico and Gregory S. Farley (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847616
eISBN:
9780824868208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Hawaiʻi is a rare and special place, in which beauty and isolation combine to form a vision of paradise. That isolation, though, comes at a price: resources in modern-day Hawaiʻi are strained and ... More


Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Julie S. Field and Michael W. Graves (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

At the base of a steep cliff towering some 500 feet above the coast of the remote Nā Pali district on the island of Kauaʻi, lies the spectacular historical and archaeological site at Nuʻalolo Kai. ... More


Food Security in Hawai‘i

George Kent

in Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847616
eISBN:
9780824868208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847616.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the overall food production in Hawaiʻi. The country had suffered from periodic famines usually due to disruptive events such as epidemics and warfare but by the 1860s, Hawaiʻi ... More


Local Resources: Living off Land and Sea

Judith A. Bennett

in Natives and Exotics: World War II and Environment in the Southern Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832650
eISBN:
9780824871369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832650.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines how local resources—food, timber, and labor—were utilized by the troops. In terms of the prior experience of most natives, the military marshaled and utilized all three in novel ... More


Epilogue

Manako Ogawa

in Sea of Opportunity: The Japanese Pioneers of the Fishing Industry in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839611
eISBN:
9780824869595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839611.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter highlights the ethnic diversification of the islands’ fishing industry, which catered to the drastically changing economic, ethnic, social, and cultural structures of ... More


Introduced and Native Mammals from Nu‘alolo Kai

Julie S. Field and Stephanie Jolivette

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the remains of a wide variety of introduced and native species of mammals that were consumed as food items at Nuʻalolo Kai. A total of 2,063 bones from dogs, goats, cats, ... More


Synthesis: The Prehistory of Nu‘alolo Kai

Julie S. Field and Michael W. Graves

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter presents an integrated picture of subsistence at Nuʻalolo Kai, with particular emphasis on trends and changes pertaining to local environment, foraging, settlement, animal ... More


Bora Bora: “Like a Dream”

Judith A. Bennett

in Mothers' Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and U.S. Servicemen, World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851521
eISBN:
9780824868734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851521.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Many Americans, though imbued with racist attitudes, became temporarily attached to young women on this beautiful island. Welcoming of strangers, the Bora Bora people reaped significant material ... More


It Takes a Village: Reflections on Building an Island School Garden

Susan Wyche and Kirk Surry

in Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847616
eISBN:
9780824868208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847616.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter narrates the account of Alice Waters, the well-known owner and chef of Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California. She founded the Edible Schoolyard Project in 1995, by starting a national ... More


“The Many Smoky Fish of the Land”

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Kua'aina Kahiko: Life and Land in Ancient Kahikinui, Maui

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839550
eISBN:
9780824871475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839550.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the food consumed by ancient Hawaiians based on excavations of Kahikinui house sites. While the staple basis of Hawaiian subsistence was provided by their main starch crops, ... More


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